The over-riding aim of the Arts Council’s Annual Funding Programme is to support Northern Ireland’s arts infrastructure through grants to organisations in all artforms and practices for their core and programming costs.
The Arts Council’s Annual Funding Programme has been independently reviewed by the Strategic Investment Board to ensure strategic alignment with the draft Programme for Government (PfG)2016-2021 and the Minister’s emerging Strategy for Culture and Arts (2016-26).
Who can apply?
Organisations receiving support must demonstrate that they require a year-round resource and should apply for their complete programme for the year.
All applications should fit within the objectives stated in the Council’s five year plan and within its artform policies. Both the five year plan Ambitions for the Arts and the artform policies are available on the website and you should read these before completing the application form.
This programme is not designed for organisations planning short term or fixed term projects, or single or one-off annual events.
For more information see: artscouncil-ni.org/…annual-funding-programme